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The Framer's Workshop - Custom & DIY Picture Framing,
Oversize Printing & Digital Restoration

2439 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 • (510)  849–4444
Hours: Mon - Sat: 10 - 6 Sun: Noon - 6

FIrst hour FREE Parking Above Our Shop! $2 per hour after the first hour, up to 4 hours.

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FL WrightTiles by Motawi Tileworks
A large selection of Motawi Tiles designed by Frank Lloyed Wright, Yoshiko Yamamoto and others in the Arts & Crafts tradition.



The Framer's Workshop Gift Card works just like cash. The value can be applied to any framing order or merchandise in our shop. Available in select amounts online or for any amountt when purchasing in the shop or by calling: 510-849-4444. The Card comes packaged in a folded greeting card.

San Francisco Giants Commerotive Name MatsSan Franicsco Giants fans will love these photo-name mats that spell out the names of some of the most popular players.

Merry Christmas Happy Chanukah Photo Name MatWe have pre-cut Photo Name Mats celebrating the Holidays, "Merry Crhistmas" and "Happy Chanukah."

12" x 12" Social Media Photo Frames12" x 12" Social Media Photo Frames. 5 frame colors and 8 mat colors with either 1 or 4 openings. Prisma Photo Desk FramesPrisma Photo Desk Frames.Light flows through these seamless Prisma Photo Desk Frames creating a luminous and enchanting depth of color. I Love You California (and other sates) Prints"I Love You California" (and other states) prints make remarkably cool gifts. By them framed or unframed.
Ork City Posters: These fun and educational hand-pulled serigraphs delineate urban neighborhoods using graphic text. needlwork framingNeedlework: Knowing how long it takes to make beautiful stitchery and needlepoint, why not honor the artist’s talent and effort by framing one of their creations? See also this framed Unicorn needlepoint tapestry.  

framed diplomaGraduation Diplomas, Tassels, and Caps: Remember and Honor your graduate’s success with a beautifully framed diploma or graduation memento. Bring us the diploma, the tassel, and perhaps a photo to make a Graduation Suite shadow box!

baby shoes framingBaby Shoes, Caps, and Booties: Another gift idea for new parents. Or perhaps a gift for a 1st birthday or a 50th! Also see our baby bib sample. See also this child's framed Haloween costume. framed medalsMedals, Ribbons, and Trophies: Framed winning ribbons and trophies demonstrate yer's achievments. See also, Cal Rugby Jersey with three medals.
frame newspaper clippingsNewspaper and Magazine
: These make wonderful gifts for the office or home office. Next time your recognize friends in the newspaper, frame the story for them! See also this framed Sporting Green article.
weding certificate framedWedding Certificates, Licenses, Ketubahs: Give your loved one a framed wedding certificate to honor your vows. See also this wedding announcement in a Glitter frame and this feather invitation. framed military medalsMilitary Medals: We recently framed four world World War Two medals for the son of a veteran. Honor the veterans in your family by framing medals and ribbons. See also, two framed Purple Hearts.
Sports Jersey and MemorabilliaSports Jerseys and Memorabilia: The ultimate recognition of sports achievement—frame family awards or sports jerseys. Or you might want to frame photos of a great game for your son or daughter. See also this framed Cal Rugby jersey. framed kids artChildren’s Art: Let them know their art is important and valued by framing a few wonderful examples of their creativity. We even have art supplies to keep kids busy while you work on your framing design or do-it-yourself project. See also this antique puppet in an acrylic display case. framed bulletin boardFramed Bulletin Board:
Beautifully framed bulletin boards can be made to order in the exact size you need with your choice of frame. These make unique and useful gifts for home or office.
framed recordA Framed Collector's Album, Vinyl Record or CD Here's the perfect gift for so many occasions. Frame "Your Song" as a token of your love. Frame an album and cover for a special collector. Frame a favorite CD. We have lots of design samples and suggestions, and like everything else we frame, we will preserve and protect your keepsake. framed collectionsCollections: So many of our friends and family members have beautiful collections of coins, stamps, wine labels, cigar bands, plates, fishing flies, buttons, thimbles, historical items, and so many more. Framing a collection would make a thoughtful gift. See also this framed, ivory Cat & Mice set and this collection of antique coins. art framesAntique Art: Many families own valuable antique paintings and drawings which have been handed down through generations. Framing or reframing one of these pieces with conservation matting and UV filtering glass would be a gift not only to the lucky recipient, but to the whole family. See also this framed, double sided 15th Century manuscript.
diploma frameDiplomas and Certificates:
What better surprise than framing a collection of diplomas and certificates for a move to a new office. We don’t just put diplomas in black frames (although we can if you like). We prefer to use archival, acid-free matting, ultraviolet r eflecting glass, and beautiful frames to compliment the certificate and the office. See also this example of a framed diploma.
antique photoAntique and Heriage Photographs: An old family photo or the start of a family Heritage Photo Wall is a treasured gift. We specialize in unique designs and archival methods of framing old family photos. Bring in one photo or your whole collection and we will help you choose from our special selection of antique style frames, archival mats, fabrics, and UV filtering Museum Glass.We also provide Digital Restoration services. See also this antique family photo framed in a hand wrapped fabric mat. corporate giftsCorporate Gifts:
Instead of the usual laminated plaque in recognition of service, why not personalize a thank-you certificate? We have clients who bring us photos and certificates, along with small plaques which we attach to the mat. These make perfect recognition gifts. We can also provide small prints in a separate title window. Call us with a description of your need or objective, and we will help you find just the right business gift.
See our Corporate Services pagefor more about our onsite business services.
framed awardsAwards: Show your friends and family how much you care and recognize their achievements by framing their prizes and awards. See also this award to Ted Koppel, the UC Chancelor's Distinguished Honors Award. Travel Photos and Memorabilia: Take those special photos and objects gathered from your travels and frame them as a perfect gift. You could even start a gorgeous travel photo wall or stairway for a special person. Maps and subway guides make interesting decorative art. See also this framed oversize Egyptian papyrus. Frmaed HobbiesHobbies: Frame a collection of mementos from a favorite hobby—golf, fishing, sports, cards, quilting, crafts, and so on. See also this example of a framed article from a Fly Fishing magazine and this collectors set of stamps.
celebrityFrame a Signed Celebrity Photo
Looking for a special gift for a collector of celebrity photos or a mamber of a fan club? Buy a signed photo and have us create a special mat and frame to show it off!
Scout framesScout Patches and Sashes:
A framed Eagle Scout pin, patch, and badges would make a lovely gift. There are many combinations of Scout awards which could be assembled in a collection for framing.
birth announcement framedBirth Announcements: A framed birth announcement is a wonderful gift for new parents!
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rose The Berkeley Rose Garden by Yoshiko Yamamoto: A twenty-one color signed and numbered block print for our 30th Anniversary Celebration. These collector's prints make the perfect gift for anyone who loves the arts and crafts style. Our Rose Garden Web Page offered framed and unframed versions, ready for gift-giving. Complimentary gift wrapping is always available at The Framer's Workshop.

David Howell SIlver Plated Frames: Elegant desk frames in silver plated filigree-like styles.

Keep Calm & Cary On Posters:
We import these graphic WW II subway posters from England. Available in several colors.
yamamotoLimited Edition Prints:
Our latest featured artist is Yoshiko Yamamoto of the Arts and Crafts Press. Her unique signed and numbered handmade block prints, in the Arts and Crafts Style sell out quickly. We have a few that are no longer available from the artist. Pair one of these beautiful prints with a handmade Craftsman Style frame for a gift of lasting value. We also feature beveled and etched mirrors in Craftsman Style frames.
art posterFramed Fine Art Posters and Prints: Choose from an ever-changing collection of framed art on our gallery walls, all priced at an every day 25% off of our usual framing prices. We gather together a diverse assortment of breathtaking images for you to choose from. You may also search for and order any poster in print by visiting our Fine Art Prints Page.
card frameArtistic Commemorative Gift Cards Give a beautiful commemorative gift card featuring Yoshiko Yamamoto's Berkeley Rose Garden, created for our 30th Anniversary.
name matPhoto Name Mats: Create a truly unique gift with our name mats! Choose your text, assemble your photos, and we’ll help you put together a gift that is sure to please everyone on your list. Popular titles include: Family Names, Grandkids, Friends, I Love Mommy, I Love Daddy,Team Names, Our Day, Vacation, Family, Coach, Teacher, Scouts, Country Names, Wedding, The Gang, Our Office, Cheer, Christmas, School Days.
restorationRestored Antique Photos: Restore adamaged family phument and frame it as a surprise gift! You might want to change the background on a snapshot, add colorized effects, put a photo on canvas, give the photograph the look of an oil or watercolor painting, or simply order a high quality duplicate of a favorite antique. We work with an award-winning service offering extensive digital repair, restoration, and artistic effects. Click the link for more information and examples.